How to Effectively Handle Bad Faith Claims: A Practical Guide
Recording Available: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Over the last several years, there had been a surge of bad faith insurance lawsuits in the U.S. Policyholders would typically use bad faith claims and extra-contractual allegations against their insurers in high-stakes risk litigations as seen in previous cases.
Bad faith claims are often complex and require arduous attention and work. Without a know-how of its nature and how to deal with it, insurers will most likely be left with hefty penalties. The complexity of such claims must, therefore, involve an efficient resolution strategy that will effectively handle the issues.
In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the recent developments in bad faith claims. Listen as our speakers discuss effective practices in handling bad faith claims and present the important issues surrounding this significant topic.
- Bad Faith Claims – An Overview
- Trends and Developments
- Punitive Damages in Bad Faith Claims
- Issues and Challenges
- Effective Practices
Shoecraft Burton, LLP
Who Should Attend:
- Insurance Lawyers
- Insurance Brokers
- Insurance Agencies
- Insurers and Policyholders
- In-house Counsel
Michelle Burton is the Managing Partner of Shoecraft ♦ Burton LLP, a boutique civil litigation firm specializing in complex insurance coverage, bad faith defense, insurance defense, professional liability, and regulatory compliance. Ms. Burton has obtained numerous jury trial defense verdicts for her clients against multi-million dollar claims throughout California. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Burton is a Certified Appellate Specialist and has authored and argued numerous appeals addressing insurance-related matters including the leading case on rescission in California.
She has served as the President of the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers (2018) and has been recognized as a Lawyer of Distinction in Civil Litigation (2015-2020), Super Lawyer (2018-2020), Avvo Top-Rated Lawyer (2018) and in Lawyer Monthly’s Women in Law Awards (2018). She is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, an honor open to only one percent of lawyers, for her commitment to the legal profession and her community.
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General knowledge in bad faith insurance
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About Shoecraft Burton, LLP
Shoecraft ♦ Burton, LLP is a multi-practice boutique civil litigation firm that provides proactive, cost-conscious and aggressive legal services tailored to its clients’ goals. The firm practices throughout California and its lawyers are not just litigation specialists but litigation strategists experienced in all aspects of litigation and the appellate process. Shoecraft ♦ Burton, LLP lawyers possess an unmatched ability to anticipate legal hurdles upfront and design a litigation plan to overcome them as they successfully maneuver through the pitfalls of litigation.